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Outrage: Some furloughed feds keep unemployment pay -- and get back pay

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Paul Bedard,Washington Secrets,Jobs,OMB,Dave Camp,House Ways and Means Committee,Government Shutdown
The Obama administration is under fire for not pressing federal workers furloughed during the 16-day government shutdown to return unemployment benefits even though they are also receiving back pay, effectively providing extra money for not working. A letter signed by the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee and several members to the Office of Management and Budget called it “a...